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Research Assistant GIS

Job Category:
Research
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
Biosaline-II
City/Location:
SSRI Pindi Bhattian & SFRI Lahore
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
26 May, 2011
Last Date to apply:
09 June, 2011
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

At least 3 years of relevant experience. Experience of working in soil salinity projects will be an added advantage

Description:
 

Bio Saline II (October 2006 – June 2012) aims at developing community driven sustainable farming systems for the rehabilitation of waterlogged and salt affected lands to improve livelihoods in three districts of Punjab namely Hafizabad, Jhang and Sargodha.

The Assistant Research Officer – GIS (ARO-GIS.) will report the Project Manager and Director SSRI, Pindi Bhattian. 

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

§   To extend support in survey on salt affected soils of Sargodha and Hafizabad Districts through using GPS technology

§   Be responsible for the collection, authentication, recording and suitable presentation of existing data from various sources, including topographic maps, satellite images, and survey reports in order to create a comprehensive, spatially related information system. Initially confined to the immediate Project Area and if possible of the whole province ,

§   Collect and analyze data from the satellite receiving station and disseminate information to relevant departments/agencies.

§   Carry out field checks of data of all kinds, including the location of features and villages using the Global Positioning System equipment

§   To prepare GIS Maps.

§   Any other assignment entrusted by the Director SSRI and PM, Bio Saline-II project.

 


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
 Bachelors DegreeBachelors Degree (2-3 Years) Bachelor degree in (GIS)